Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events & Family Fun 6/30 – 7/4 (Including Links to Fireworks, Parades and Independence Day Fun)

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List of 2017 Delaware County & Philadelphia PA Independence Day Weekend Fireworks, Parades, Festivities and Family Fun Galore HERE

All Weekend

Looking for some Greater Philadelphia area DAY TRIP ideas? Check out this full list HERE for some inspiration!

Our Lady of Peace Carnival benefiting Notre Dame School
990 Fairview Rd, Swarthmore
June 27th to July 1st
6 PM – 10 PM Tuesday through Friday
2 PM – 10 PM Saturday
Details HERE

Alice in Wonderland
at Media Theatre
Saturdays & Sundays
June 17th – August 27th
Details and ticket info HERE

Lansdowne Landing’s
7 AM – 10 PM
30 North Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA
What is The Landing?
Inspired by awesome outdoor gathering places like Philadelphia’s own The Porch or Spruce Street Harbor Park, the Lansdowne Landing is a fun, festive spot that’s open from 7am to 10pm.
Visit www.lansdownelanding.com for a full schedule of events, updated regularly, so check by often for fun from family-friendly fun to live music to food trucks and more!
Details HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest & Midway 
Remains open through Labor Day weekend
101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
Roller skating, mini-golf course, lawn games, arcades, Midway and a little “beach” setup along the waterfront.
Roller skating = $3 to skate, $10 skate rental, feel free to bring your own skates. Your Independence Blue Cross card gets you free admission.
Mini-golf = $5 per person
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature – May 24th – September 4, 2017
Details and pricing HERE
PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR WEEKDAY GENERAL ADMISSION HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Backyard Adventures
June 9th – Sept 10th
Details and ticket info HERE

Philadelphia Zoo
Winter at Philadelphia Zoo
June 17th through August 20th
Guests will tube down Snow Leopard Slope, a 120-foot-long, 20-foot-high, snow-covered incline; make snow angels or throw a snowball or two in Snow Zone, a free-play area for all ages or head into Polar Bear Pavilion designed specifically for little snow tots.
Details and Ticket Info HERE

Delaware Museum of Natural History
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Field Station Dinosaurs
40 Fort Lee Road Leonia, NJ
Details HERE

David Rogers’ Big Bugs at Tyler Arboretum
June 3 to August 29
Be awed and inspired by artist David Rogers’ Big Bugs, 10 gigantic insect sculptures on parade through the Arboretum.
ADMISSION: Adults (18-64): $15 Seniors (65+): $13 Youth (3-17): $9 Military and students with valid ID: $9. Children age 2 and under: free. Members: free
Details HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details HERE

The Crayola Experience
Easton, PA
Details HERE
Purchase discount tickets HERE and get $4 off admission price (Regular Price: $19.99 Your Price: $15.99)

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Diggerland
Details HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor Water Park
Details HERE

Riverwalk Mini Golf
550 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
Details HERE

Studio Movie Grill Upper Darby
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy seats and more!
Details HERE

AMC Dine In Movie Theater – Painters Crossing – West Chester
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy reclining seats and more!
** Best to purchase tickets online through amctheaters.com
See my review and more info HERE

Dutch Wonderland
Details HERE

Knoebels
Details HERE

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Great Adventure
Details HERE

Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
309 Resort Dr, Tannersville, PA
Details and ticket info HERE

Friday June 30, 2017

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE. Take note that some (not all)

FREE Summer Concert at Rose Tree Park in Media – Steve Pullara and his Cool Beans Band
10 AM
Details HERE

Family Summer Show- Segal Puppet Show
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
at Ridley Township Library
Cowboy Capers: Bring the whole family down to the farm to help Sheriff Sam and his sidekick Ranch Hand Slim get the animals back in the barn. Then stick around down at the “Double-P Puppet Ranch” because you just might help uncover a long-lost buried treasure. Full of song ?and down home country mayhem, this little prairie recipe will keep you belly laughing the whole day through.
Family Summer Shows are suitable for ages 3-10, but all are welcome to join the fun.
Shows are free, and registration is not required.
Groups of 10+ must call in advance.
Details HERE

Friday Morning Live: Sciencetellers
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
at the Twentieth Century Club of Lansdowne
Join us for a new show from the Sciencetellers, Pirates: Lost at Sea
Ahoy! People don’t just build on land. They build on water, too! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to build a new ship before all hope is lost … at sea!
Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure and more. Do not miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist!
All ages are invited to attend. Please note that large groups, organizations or camps MUST call before attending. 
Details HERE

LEGO Club
1 PM – 2 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Registration not required • Suitable for children entering grades 2-5
Details HERE

Drive In Movie Day – The LEGO Batman Movie
2 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Car making @ 2pm
Movie starts @ 2:30pm
Bring a cardboard box from home or snag one of the library’s and use the supplies given to turn your box into a car! We will have snacks and sit in our finished cars while we watch The LEGO Batman Movie.
Registration is required as space is limited. Recommended for ages 5+
Register your 1st child, then click “Add Guest” for each additional child–CLICK HERE!!!
Details HERE

Catholic Community Choir’s Production of Annie Kids
2 PM and/or 7 PM
Tickets are $10 each and available in the office during business hours or at the door before performances!
Details HERE and HERE

Freedom Fridays
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
We have video games, board games, and card games so bring your friends.
Details HERE

Designer Bag Bingo
7 PM
at Ridley Township Swim Club, 2001 S Academy Ave, Folsom PA
Doors open at 7:00. Bingo begins at 8:00. $25 includes ticket, ice tea and soft pretzel. BYOB (plastic containers only please) and you may bring snacks. Side games, raffle baskets and 50/50 also available. Always a fun night! Lots of winners! Proceeds benefit RTSC Swim Team.
**Please mention Kelly Moran or Delco Deal Diva when purchasing tickets**
Details HERE

FREE Summer Concert at Rose Tree Park in Media – Lonnie Shields Band & Jesse Loewy
7:30 PM
Details HERE

Neighborhood Concert at Penn’s Landing
8 PM – 9 PM
The Philadelphia Orchestra returns for a tenth season to present a FREE Neighborhood Concert on the RiverStage at the Great Plaza, presented by Wells Fargo, in partnership with the Deleware River Waterfront Corp, featuring musical favorites and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. The concert will be followed by a land-side fireworks display.
This concert is FREE and open to the public. Seating is general admission and first-come, first-served. Tickets are not required, but RSVP’s are appreciated.
Details HERE

Wildlife Family Movie Night – The Lorax
8:45 PM -10:30 PM
at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
Bring your blankets and friends for three evenings of outdoor movie nights at the Refuge! Nature activities and crafts at 8:00 pm until the start of the film at 8:45 pm. Event will be held under the pavilion.
Free!
Details HERE

List of 2017 Delaware County & Philadelphia PA Independence Day Weekend Fireworks, Parades, Festivities and Family Fun Galore HERE

Saturday July 1, 2017

Bank of America and Merill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday – July 1st & July 2nd
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US!
Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near you!

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Bug House
9 AM – 12 PM
Registration required
Details HERE

Bryn Mawr Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday 9am-1pm
in the Amtrak Parking Lot
at the intersection of Lancaster & Bryn Mawr Avenues
Details HERE

Downingtown Farmers Market
every Saturday
in Kerr Park
from 9 AM – 1 PM
Details HERE

Lansdowne Farmers Market
Every Saturday May 27 through October 28
9 AM – 1 PM
30 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne
Market features an artist of the week and a musician of the week in addition to great vendors.
Details HERE

Upper Merion Farmers Market
Saturdays 9 AM – 1 PM
175 W Valley Forge Rd, King of Prussia, PA
Market Details: Located at the bottom lot behind Township Building. Free parking and bathrooms are available. The market is dog and family friendly. Vendors sell gluten-free goods, jams, produce, dairy, meats, and more! Please support our vendors and see what they have from 9am-1pm, rain or shine!
Details HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
May 14th through Early December
at 121 Park Avenue in Central Park directly next to Swarthmore Borough Hall
Rain or shine
Details HERE

Yoga with Dogs
10 AM – 11 AM
at Providence Animal Center
$20 Yoga for 1 person
$25 Yoga for you and your dog
$30 Rent a Providence Animal Center dog and do yoga with her/him!
Raindate – Sunday July 2nd
Details HERE

Kids Club – Kody Kapow Slime Jar
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
$2 per project, Supplies included
Each session is 30 minutes
Details and registration info HERE

BE QUIET! StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Details HERE

Chess Club 
11 AM
at Lansdowne Public Library
Come for free play and free lessons for all ages and skill levels!
Details HERE

Chair Yoga
11 AM – 12 PM
at Aston Public Library
Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. 
Chair yoga is great for everyone, as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness. 
Registration required
Details and registration HERE

FREE Boating at Bartram’s Gardens
11 AM – 3 PM
at Bartrams Gardens Community Boathouse
Meet us for a morning of FREE Family boating and kayaking at one of Philadelphia’s hidden gems, Bartram’s Garden!
All gear is provided and all ages welcome!
Details HERE and HERE

Art Star Pop Up Market at Spruce Street Harbor Park
12 PM – 5 PM
15-20 Curated Art & Craft Vendors as well as beer & food vendors, games, entertainment, hammocks, and more
Details HERE

Pokemon Geek Day
1 PM – 2:30 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Geek out to all things Pokemon! Feel free to bring your own Pokemon cards and DS games. Cosplay is welcome.
This program is free and open to those entering grades 6-12.
No registration is required.
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Apparel Paint Splatter

at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Buy any apparel item, and the rest of your supplies are free.
Details and registration info HERE

Summer Cool Down at Lansdowne Landing
2 PM – 4 PM
The Icery will be selling waterice, with recipes on hand for you to mix your own boozy ice (BYOB!).
Details HERE

Freedom Fridays
3 PM
Lansdowne Library
We have video games, board games, and card games so bring your friends.
Details HERE

FREE Summer Concert at Rose Tree Park in Media – Joey Hoey Orchestra
7:30 PM
Details HERE

List of 2017 Delaware County & Philadelphia PA Independence Day Weekend Fireworks, Parades, Festivities and Family Fun Galore HERE

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Bank of America and Merill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday – July 1st & July 2nd
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US!
Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near you!

Free Sunday Morning at Delaware Museum of Natural History sponsored by Heritage Concrete
9:30 AM – 12 PM
 Visit our new exhibit, In the Dark, as well as our galleries and the Nature Nook, or explore our outdoors areas, including a hiking trail, wildlife blind, and more.
Details HERE and HERE

Ridley Park Swim Club Basketball Clinic
Open to Members and Non Members
For Boys and Girls ages 7 to 12
Sundays of 6/25 7/2 7/9 7/16 7/23 7/30
10 AM to 11:30
Instruction on fundamentals, drills, and scrimmage games
Cost is …….for Members – $5 per session for Non-Members – $10 per session. Pay as you go. Non member cost includes all day use of the pool (you will need to sign a waiver).
Details and registration info  HERE

PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families at Brandywine River Museum – Picture ME
11 AM – 2 PM
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Art Activities: Design your own drawn and collaged portrait and make an expressive frame to use in our photo booth
Photo Booth: Use fun props and pose for an instant photo to take home
Create your own Caption: Write your own imaginative caption for portraits from Brandywine’s collection
12 p.m. to 12:30
Join author and illustrator Gene Barretta as he discusses his illustration process and the importance of perseverance followed by a hands on drawing activity. Afterwards, Barretta will sign books which will be available for purchase in the museum shop.
Details HERE

FREE Summer Concert at Rose Tree Park in Media – Upper Darby Sousa Band
7:30 PM
Details HERE

List of 2017 Delaware County & Philadelphia PA Independence Day Weekend Fireworks, Parades, Festivities and Family Fun Galore HERE

Looking for some Greater Philadelphia area DAY TRIP ideas? Check out this full list HERE for some inspiration!

Looking for some Delaware County Area Indoor Fun? Check out our awesome comprehensive list HERE

 



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  1. Looks like a fantastic 4th of July weekend! Ton of stuff going on!

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